DPP invests in Scodix embellishment applications to create remarkable products
Scodix Foil and Sense applications drive value by opening new remarkable embellishment opportunities
Houten, The Netherlands – November 3 2022 – Scodix, the world’s leading provider of digital finishing and embellishment solutions for the graphic arts industry, announces that, DPP, acquired by The Great Peter who also runs PeterPrint, has recently invested in a Scodix Ultra Digital Enhancement Press. The Scodix Foil & Sense applications were cited as key drivers for the investment and offers the company a widening of automation possibilities and economic benefits as well as elevating the luxury look of its products.
DPP is an automation focused digital printing company based in Houten, Netherlands. It specializes in a wide variety of commercial printing applications, all of which are customizable by online shops such as PeterPrint. DPP adds value by making customization its standard, whether that’s in size, paper types or embellishment. In the company group, products are sold directly via web shops amongst other big resellers and online printers.
“In a market where selling standard A4 leaflets is only profitable when you have a huge volume, embellishment gives you the opportunity to add value to each sheet,” says Ferry Lammerts, the founder of PeterPrint and owner of DPP. “With the proven technology of Scodix, in combination with our HP Indigo presses, we found a perfect match. The excellent automation possibilities and great number of possible paper types signify that Scodix is the right choice for us.”
PeterPrint works with many designers, including birthday card artists and other creative minds. Incorporating Scodix products opens new possibilities for these designers to enhance their work, since embellishments are significant tools for capturing customer attention. The company also witnesses growing demand year on year, and the included applications Scodix Foil and Scodix Sense will help to maximize business growth through producing remarkable printed products.
“The future in print is not just growth in volume. Growth in volume will make you busier but not necessarily more profitable or happier,” says Lammerts. “It’s creating remarkable printed products by combining new techniques that add value with a continuous focus on automation. Scodix makes it possible to add value to each sheet. If you look at the range of special possibilities, we offer like digital die cutting, white ink, foil and UV varnish you know you have something more to offer than your standard MC glossy leaflet.”
DPP’s growing business incorporates environmentally friendly and conscious-based decision making. Scodix applications have a high green value, reducing energy consumption, chemicals and heavy metals in comparison to traditional foil and spot varnish. As the Scodix process uses no dyes or molds, this enables cost-effective printing for short-medium runs, achieving unmatched foil enhancement results.
“Scodix is delighted to support DPP in widening its automation opportunities, providing new avenues for designers to flourish, and ultimately achieving the desired growth and resultant economic benefits,” says, Franz Repp, VP Sales, EMEA. “It is a company with aligning values to Scodix, committed to standards of high quality for its printed products and reducing environmental costs. We are very happy to partner with DPP and are excited to see what the team will achieve by utilizing our embellishment applications.”
DPP was founded in 1998 as one of the first pure digital printers in The Netherlands. In 2021 it was acquired by The Great Peter BV, which also owns the online digital printing shop PeterPrint. PeterPrint started online without a dedicated production and has been a customer of DPP for 6 years, which made it a logical decision to acquire DPP. The group has a total of around 50 employees with locations in Groningen and Houten, and is currently active in The Netherlands and Belgium with plans for further European expansion.
Scodix Ltd. is a leading provider of industrial digital print enhancement presses, delivering stunning and luxurious decorative effects including Scodix Sense™ embossing, Scodix Foil™, Scodix Spot™ varnish, Scodix Cast&Cure™ holographic effects, Scodix Crystal™, Scodix Metallic™, Scodix Glitter™, Scodix Braille™ and customized embellishment with Scodix VDE™ variable data.
Scodix presses have been proven in the industry to increase economic opportunity for the printers and converters who use them, while enhancing productivity by replacing traditional analogue embellishment techniques. As a clean, green process with no VOC emissions, Scodix PolySense™ digital enhancement eliminates the need for plates, molds, chemicals, and solvents while reducing energy consumption.
The Scodix Ultra series delivers embellishments in the finest detail from A3 to B1 formats. Developed for the packaging sector, the Ultra 5000 and 6000 presses work with thicker substrates and incorporate industrial pallet feeders and stackers, with the flagship Ultra 6000 offering a larger B1 format, the largest currently available on the market and Smart High Definition (SHD) precision. The Scodix Ultra 3000 and Ultra 4000 presses both incorporate Scodix W2P software, with the Ultra 3000 tailored towards Web2Print and the Ultra 4000 supporting Web2Pack applications.